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Thursday, 28 June 2018

Gerunds, Infinitives and Participles - Solved Examples

Gerunds, Infinitives and Participles - Solved Examples


Q 1 − I remember ... on the terrace ... the stars when I slept.
Answer - A
Explanation
A gerund is used as a noun, but is formed by adding an action-word with "ing". It is not the main verb in a sentence and is used to mention the reasons of the action taking place.

Q 2 − Joseph regrets ... Jonah ... participate in the dance competition.
Answer - D
Explanation
A gerund is used as a noun, but is formed by adding an action-word with "ing". It is not the main verb in a sentence and is used to mention the reasons of the action taking place.

Q 3 − I managed to ... Roshan agree to ... us his car just for an hour
Answer - A
Explanation
A gerund is used as a noun, but is formed by adding an action-word with "ing". It is not the main verb in ae sentence and is used to mention the reasons of the action taking place.

Q 4 − Don’t involve me ... baking cakes now. I am busy ... my script.
Answer - A
Explanation
A gerund is used as a noun, but is formed by adding an action-word with "ing". It is not the main verb in a sentence and is used to mention the reasons of the action taking place.

Q 5 − I am pleased … the secrets of this family recipe.
Answer - D
Explanation
An infinitive has the exact job as that of a gerund, however the difference is that while a gerund is formed by using verb + "ing", infinitives are formed by using "to" + verb.

Q 6 − Ronin got her employees ... their work before deadlines.
Answer - B
Explanation
An infinitive has the exact job as that of a gerund, however the difference is that while a gerund is formed by using verb + "ing", infinitives are formed by using "to" + verb.

Q 7 − He hesitated … runs in the beginning, but he was resolute … quick singles.
Answer - A
Explanation
A gerund is used as a noun, but is formed by adding an action-word with "ing". It is not the main verb in a sentence and is used to mention the reasons of the action taking place.

Q 8 − Mr. Scindia started ...a talk on how he plans.... his business.
Answer - A
Explanation
An infinitive has the exact job as that of a gerund, however the difference is that while a gerund is formed by using verb + "ing", infinitives are formed by using "to" + verb.

Q 9 − The Kumars are planning ... sail early if the weather doesn’t return ... them again.
Answer - C
Explanation
An infinitive has the exact job as that of a gerund, however the difference is that while a gerund is formed by using verb + "ing", infinitives are formed by using "to" + verb.

Answer - B
Explanation
A gerund is used as a noun, but is formed by adding an action-word with "ing". It is not the main verb in a sentence and is used to mention the reasons of the action taking place.

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